May is Historic Preservation Month #ThisPlaceMatters


Join us this May as we celebrate Historic Preservation Month! This year, we will be participating in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s This Place Matters social media campaign. This May, tell us why historic preservation is important to you! What historic places matter to you?   Download your own This Place Matters sign and take a […]

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Family-Friendly Spring & Summer Adventures


Historically Fun: Family-Friendly Spring & Summer Adventures at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly has lots to offer year-round, and especially if you are looking for family-friendly activities this spring and summer. Fun for all ages!   Spring Folly Saturday, May 7 @ 10am – 4pm Sunday, May 8 @ 1 – 4pm Körner’s Folly is a must-see […]

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EASTER SUNDAY: CLOSED


Körner’s Folly will be open Easter weekend on Wednesday, March 23 – Saturday, March 26 from 10am – 4pm.  We will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016.  If you have any questions, please call (336) 996-7922.

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February News from the Körner’s Folly Foundation


   Click here to read the February 2016 E-Newsletter Read about Jule Körner’s romantic side We’re looking for volunteers! Find out how Jule celebrated Lincoln’s birthday every February Now Accepting Private Group Reservations for 2016 Upcoming Events: Save these Dates! Want to receive monthly updates about Körner’s Folly, right to your inbox? Enter your email address […]

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Jule Körner, a True Romantic?


Jule Körner’s romantic side is evident throughout the historic home. Evidence of Jule’s willingness to buck tradition in favor of romance can be found in the second floor Reception Room. During the Victorian Era public displays of affection were strictly forbidden.  To get around this, Jule designed a small alcove behind each fireplace (affectionately called […]

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Inclement Weather Update


Körner’s Folly is CLOSED Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24, 2016  due to inclement weather.  For updates, continue to check here, call our office (336) 996-7922, check our Facebook page, or email director@kornersfolly.org The puppet show scheduled for Saturday, January 23 has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 30 due to inclement weather.  Join us […]

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January News from Körner’s Folly


 Click here to read the January 2016 E-Newsletter Happy New Year from Körner’s Folly Puppeteer training for the “Körner’s Folly Family Revue” Puppet Show The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe comes to Körner’s Folly Now Accepting Private Group Reservations for 2016 Calling All Educators! Upcoming Events: Save these Dates! Want to receive monthly updates about Körner’s Folly, […]

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Pardon our mess! What goes up must come down…


Sadly, it’s now the end of the holiday season at Körner’s Folly.  And now, what goes up, must come down.  From January 3 – 12, 2016 we have scores of wonderful volunteers taking down all of the Christmas decorations.  We highly recommend planning your January tour on or after Wednesday, January 13, 2016 as the […]

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Holiday Calendar: Remaining Tour Days


Only a few days remaining for a Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly! Holiday Hours: November 27, 2015—January 2, 2016* Wednesdays –Saturdays: 10am – 5pm Sundays: 1-5pm Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve: 10am – 2pm (Last tour tickets sold at 1pm). Christmas Day & New Year’s Day: CLOSED *Körner’s Folly is CLOSED on Sunday, January 3, 2016 Holiday tours last […]

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Holiday Hours & Events


A Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly November 27, 2015—January 2, 2016* Holiday Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays: Closed Wednesdays: 10am – 5pm Thursdays: 10am – 5pm Fridays: 10am – 5pm Saturdays: 10am – 5pm Sundays: 1-5pm Visitors must arrive one hour prior to closing each day (4pm).  Early Closings: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve 10am – […]

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